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URA storms Kassanda gold mining area for taxes

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Revenue Authority-URA officials have stormed several gold mining sites in Kassanda district pursuing taxes from artisanal miners. The team led by Jamil Senyonga, the manager in charge of tax literacy claims that the gold miners have consistently evaded taxes and left the burden to …

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Makindye voters cry to Kabuleta over taxes and health services

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Voters in Makindye West in Kampala have cried out over high taxation and poor health services during a meeting with Presidential Candidate Joseph Kabuleta. Kabuleta was meeting the youth and traders in Katwe at Muganzirwaza building during his campaign tour on Friday. Kayaga Mary one …

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NWSC boss criticizes Nakawa mayor over water tax

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The managing director of National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC), Eng. Silver Mugisha has criticized politicians advocating for the scrapping of taxes on water consumption. Mugisha says such ideas will result in lack of access to clean water by the community. Mugisha made the remarks …

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Jinja residents anxious about new city status

Jinja, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Residents in the outskirts of Jinja city are anxious about the operations of the new City, which, according to them, could have effects on land ownership.  Jinja City became operational on July 1. But some of the residents in the villages of Budondo, Mafubira and …

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Speaker directs review of taxes on textile following traders’ outcry

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has directed the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development to review taxes on imported textile, following uproar from traders who said the new tax regime is prohibitive. In a meeting with the United Textile Group and Manufacturers’ Association …

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Lira University secretary liable for not remitting taxes

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament on the Public Accounts Committee have resolved to hold the University Secretary of Lira University liable for failure to remit over shillings 30 million in taxes. Augustine Oyang-Atubo–accounting officer on Tuesday appeared before the committee with a team of officials from the …

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Kasaija slaps tax on imported agricultural products

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has slapped taxes on imported agricultural products. In the 2020/21 budget, Matia Kasaija, the Minister of Finance said he seeks to promote import substitution and develop local industries. He said the government has increased import duties on goods that are produced …

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BUDGET: Museveni unhappy with low tax collections

  Budget 2021 summary ✳ Resource envelope Sh45.5 trillion ✳ Revenue Sh21.8 trillion ✳ Uganda GDP Sh138 trillion ✳ Uganda GDP rate +3.1% ✳ Electricity output 1254MW ✳ Paved roads 5600km ✳ National IT backbone, 49 districts ✳ Internet bandwidth $70/Mbps ✳ UDB sh1 trillion injection ✳ Domestic arrears pay 673bn …

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